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Schuth Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for an owner, builder, or sailor of a small, flat-bottomed cargo boat, Middle Low German schute.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Schuh, Schutts, Schott, Schur, Schutte, Schut, Schatz, Schutz, Schuur

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Where is the Schuth family from?

You can see how Schuth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schuth family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Schuth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 40 Schuth families living in Illinois. This was about 52% of all the recorded Schuth's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Schuth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schuth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schuth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schuth. 25% of Schuth men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Schuth women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schuth were Carpenter and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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What Schuth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schuth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schuth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 533 immigration records available for the last name Schuth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 527 military records available for the last name Schuth. For the veterans among your Schuth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schuth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schuth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Schuth in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

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